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From April 2023, free influenza vaccines will be available to eligible people under the National Immunisation Program.
Information regarding the 2023 influenza vaccination program is available to assist providers with the management, roll-out and implementation of flu vaccine clinics.
Free seasonal influenza vaccine is funded under the National Immunisation Program (NIP) for the following groups at higher risk of complications from influenza:
Department of Health: 2023 Influenza vaccination – Program advice for vaccination providers
NSW Health: 2023 seasonal influenza vaccination
Department of Health: Getting vaccinated against influenza – collection
NCIRS: Influenza resources
The flu vaccine is free for all pregnant women and is recommended for every pregnancy. Getting vaccinated against influenza during pregnancy will protect both mother and baby from a highly contagious viral infection that can have serious complications.
See website: MumBubVax
See infosheet: The influenza vaccine for pregnant women
The flu vaccine is free for all children aged six months to under five years.
Flu vaccines are recommended for babies and children every year from the time they are six months old.
See infosheet: Why does my child need a flu shot?
☐ ASAP: Influenza Vaccination Provider Toolkit – Download and review information
☐ 6 March: Confirm pre-allocation flu vaccine order – Review and confirm vaccine pre-order on the NSW Vaccine Centre portal
☐ Mid-April: Receive delivery of flu vaccine pre-allocation order – Acknowledge receipt of delivery on the NSW Vaccine Centre portal